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US bishops call for solidarity with migrants on Our Lady of Guadalupe’s feast day

Washington D.C., Dec 9, 2017 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops are encouraging Catholics to observe the upcoming Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe as a day of solidarity with immigrants. In the nation’s capital, a 12:10 p.m. Mass at St. Peter's Church will mark the […]

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A response of prayer and solidarity to the Chapecoense plane crash

Rionegro, Colombia, Nov 29, 2016 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A wave of solidarity and calls for prayer have inundated social networks and the media following Monday's crash in Colombia of a plane carrying 81 people, including Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team. Only six persons reportedly survived the […]

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Medicine, education, solidarity: how HIV-infected children can have a future

Rome, Italy, Apr 20, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The goal of ending AIDS as a public health threat is achievable if attention is focused on children infected with HIV, participants in a recent conference held by Caritas International emphasized. Monsignor Robert Vitillo, who has been […]

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Pope Francis assures his prayers, solidarity after deadly Bangkok attacks

Vatican City, Aug 19, 2015 / 07:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After two bombings this week in the Thai capital of Bangkok left several dead, injured and fearful of other attacks, Pope Francis offered his condolences and prayers to the victims and their families. “His Holiness Pope Francis […]

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Vatican offers solidarity for victims of Alps plane crash

Digne, France, Mar 24, 2015 / 01:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a Germanwings Airbus carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps, the Holy See has assured the Pope's prayers for the departed and has offered solidarity with the victims’ families. “Having learned of the tragic […]

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Malawian bishops visit flooded areas, showing solidarity and delivering aid

Blantyre, Malawi, Mar 12, 2015 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Malawi's bishops are making solidarity visits to areas in the country's southern and central regions to deliver aid items collected for those affected by devastating floods in January which displaced more than 230,000 from their homes. “We […]

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Nigerian bishop hopes for solidarity, as thousands already killed in the new year

Jos, Nigeria, Jan 12, 2015 / 02:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Boko Haram having killed as many as 2,000 in an attack on the town of Baga last week, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos hopes that Nigeria will see demonstrations of solidarity and unity in the face of […]

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Large families are schools of solidarity and sharing, Francis affirms

Vatican City, Dec 29, 2014 / 01:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an address on Sunday to Italy's National Numerous Family Association, Pope Francis thanked the members of large families for their cultivation of virtues that benefit society at large, as well as themselves. “The fact of having […]

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Catholics in Australia to observe day of solidarity with Middle East brethren

Canberra, Australia, Dec 3, 2014 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Australian bishops have declared that Dec. 7 will be a day of solidarity throughout the country with Christians in the Middle East, a large number of whom have been threatened or displaced by the Islamic State. […]

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Solidarity a virtue for businessmen too, CEO counsels

Solidarity a virtue for businessmen too, CEO counsels

Washington D.C., Oct 7, 2014 / 04:09 pm (CNA).- Business leaders should embrace virtues like solidarity and mutual dependence among their business partners, employees, customers and broader communities in order to bring wealth to everyone, a Catholic businessman said. “As Catholics, we must not merely speak words […]

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